Dick continues a series of conversations with people about conflict and steps towards forgiveness. Or not. Today he speaks with Kenan Trebincevic who returned to his native Bosnia to track down neighbors who turned on his family. He found he is not ready to forgive.
The recent events in Egypt have Damian Kolody thinking back to his own time in the Ukraine in 2004 when he had a front row seat to the Orange Revolution. He’s from the U.S., but raised in New York by a patriotic Ukrainian family. Damian grabbed his camera and flew into Kiev right before the contentious elections that sparked the Orange Revolution. What he witnessed those 17 days amazed him, making his disappointment with what followed all the harder to swallow. Also in this episode: Musicians in Their Own Words. And winning and losing at the Oscars, a vintage Jay Allison story.
When two women share a kitchen, holiday or not, bonds can become closer, or they can fray. Allison Vogt's mother-in-law Ruth moved into Allison's home, and the two women shared stories...and a kitchen.
Pete Ferrell is a fourth generation rancher, and sees himself as a steward of the land rather than a property owner. Since the late 1800s, his family has found ways to harness wind power. Now Pete has turned half his ranch into a wind farm. He tells Dick Gordon about the opposition he encountered along the way.
For years, the writer Wilton Barnhardt avoided living in his home state of North Carolina or writing about it. But in his newest novel, he dives into the ups and downs of a prominent family from the state's largest city.